Primary Article (original research)
Reports the findings from researchers. The experiments scientists conduct will be reported in this type of article.
Review Article (secondary literature)
This type of article will summarize the research that has been reported in primary literature.
What journals should you be looking at? Which are most influential or prestigious? (Be skeptical of rankings though.)
Also, and maybe better, do a few broad searches on your topic and take a closer look at the journals that come up among the results.
Search Databases to Find Articles
You should be able to find find articles from Physical Review, Scitation, Science Direct, IEEE, and other publishers by using Web of Science and Google Scholar and then linking to full text.
If you want to browse Physics and Astronomy journals, try these below. We will not necessarily have full text for all. And this will not include many physics journals in multidisciplinary packages.
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